Dell Venue 8 7840 – world’s thinnest tablet with 8.4 inch display announced

While Gionee has taken the title for the worlds thinnest smartphone, Dell just grabbed the title for the world thinnest tablet with the new Dell Venue 8 7840.


Dell has announced the launch of the Dell Venue 8 7840, which at 6.4 mm is touted to be the world’s thinnest tablet device. The device also packs in some high-end specs including a massive 8.4 inch IPS display with resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The tablet is powered by a quad core Intel Atom Z3580 processor overclocked to 2.3 GHz with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Dell Venue 8 7840 has an 8 MP rear facing auto focus camera with a supporting sensor to measure depth, just like the HTC M8 Dual Camera. There is also a front facing 2 MP camera. The device runs on the latest Android KitKat version. The tablet is expected to be released later this year and based on the heavy specs we can expect a heavy price.

Dell Venue 8 7840 specs:

  • 8.4 inch display
  • 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
  • 2.3 GHz quad core Intel Atom Z3580 processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 2 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4 KitKat